• Legalization of Marijuana
    Thesis Marijuana is a substance that has become very much a part of American culture. Nearly 65 million Americans have either used it occasionally or regularly. The use of marijuana hit mainstream America about thirty years ago and it has been accepted by a large segment of society ever since
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    Thesis Statement: My persuasive speech is on the topic of Marijuana Legalization. When some people hear this their mind immediately refers backs to the "Reefer Madness" phobia. Back in the 1930’s the government came out with movies and advertisements that would show people going nuts from smok
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    Mark Ramsbottom Professor Holliday ENGL 1550 30 October 2010 Up In a Puff Of Smoke: Legalism and Marijuana People have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using hemp for everything from fabric to make clothes and other items. Unfortunately, Harry J. Anslinger with a bit of
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  • Thesis Statement
    University of Phoenix Material Thesis Statement and Outline What is your thesis statement? . For medicinal purposes, a few states have passed the laws allowing the usage of marijuana. Although marijuana is used for medicinal purposes, there are many harmful effects that marijuana have on the b
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    Legalization of Marijuana Thesis Statement: Marijuana was first made illegal based on facts that have now been proved wrong and many people believe it is finally time to rightfully legalize it. Many people say that marijuana should stay illegal, but is that really the best option? Two states i
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    Marijuana also known as cannabis sativa has been falsely criticized since the beginning of the century. The fact is that the legalization of marijuana can have positive effects. Marijuana has been proven to be less likely to create crime, it can be used as a medicine, and isn't any more harmful th
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    BACKGROUND Over the last 40 years, the legal status of marijuana has been debated vigorously. Proponents of policies that would permit individual possession of small amounts of marijuana argue that it is a safe drug and that criminal sanctions against personal use and possession represent at wors
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    Legalization of Marijuana The use of marijuana as a drug began in the United States while the country was still in its infancy. Cannabis was cultivated and used by some of our founding fathers but its use in this country was criminalized in 1937 with the Marijuana Tax Act. Fast forward to the 1970
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    Legalization of Marijuana During the 1920's our country introduced something its citizens never thought they would have to experience. That "something" was the prohibition of alcohol. The country made an attempt to legislate morality in a way never before attempted. When it was all said and done
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  • Just Say No to Legalization of Marijuana
    Running head: JUST SAY NO TO LEGALIZATION Just Say No to Legalization of Marijuana Your Name Your University Legalization of illicit drugs is a controversial topic. Proponents approach the issue from many vantage points. This paper will address two main arguments proponents of drug legali
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  • Legalization of Marijuana (Against)
    Roger Beaman April 10, 2008 Legalization of Marijuana The legalization of marijuana has been a controversial issue ever since it was made an illegal substance in 1937 with the passage of the Marijuana Tax Act. Currently the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) lists marijuana as a schedule I substance
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    Should Marijuana be Legalized? Citizens of the United States have long asked themselves whether or not marijuana should be legalized. Marijuana has benefits and disadvantages which lend it to being a controversial topic for the government. Those in favor and those in opposition of legalizat
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  • Legalization of Marijuana in the United States
    Legalization and Decriminalization Of Marijuana in The United States Remember Prohibition? In 1920, when the 18th amendment passed, it seemed to be a good idea to a diverse group of people who felt the country would thrive by prohibiting alcohol. That soon changed when citi
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    Legalization of Marijuana How many people annually do you think die from smoking marijuana? Many people do not believe that the number is zero. Lots of people think that marijuana is harmful and think that it causes people to commit crimes and make bad decisions. The legalization of marijuana woul
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    Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana, when a person hears this term the first thing that comes into the mind is that it's a drug which is illegal. Many people believe that the only use of marijuana plant is that it can get you high, which isn't true. The Marijuana, cannabis, or hemp plant is one o
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    Shawna Forbes Sociology of Law First Paper Assignment TTH 2:30-3:45 Legal Issue of Marijuana and its Treatment in the Media The issue whether to legalize the growth, sale, and possession of marijuana has been a heated topic in the United States since 1908, when it was first introduced for recreation
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  • The Legalization of Marijuana
    The Legalization of Marijuana The subject of legalizing marijuana has been debated for many years. Some say that the country and its citizens would benefit from a lack of prohibition, but others say that legalizing the drug would only worsen situations such as crime rate in this country. There
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    Legalization of Marijuana “Prohibition…goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man’s appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.” Abr
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  • The Legalization of Marijuana
    12 July 2009 The Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana should be legalized not only for the medical benefits, it could also be taxed such as alcohol, and cigarettes to produce revenue that our country needs, it also could be utilized as many resources. The main focus for this paper is to let the tr
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    Legalizing Marijuana SOC 120 Introduction to Ethics & Social Responsibility May 30, 2011 In viewing the legalization of marijuana we will look at the Utilitarianism Theory. According to our text Mosser (2010) says that, “Utilitarianism argues that, given a set of choices, the act we
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